Western Family YMCA

(302) 709-9622

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Western Y Child Care

Check out our childcare options including Preschool, Before and After School Care, School is Out care and more!

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Personal Training

Our Y’s offer certified personal trainers and coaches to help you set and meet your specific goals.

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Our program lineup has something for everyone – fitness, sports, swim lessons, arts and more!

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Pool Activity Schedule

Get ready for a fun-filled summer at the Western Family Y! We’ve got activities around the pool all summer long, check out the full schedule here.


Mental Health Awareness Month

Fridays in May – 10:30 a.m.

Explore your inner Zen with our Guest Instructor Brennan every Friday in the month of May! Start your morning at 10:30am wit h BODYBALANCE and end your mindfulness journey with our scheduled meditation – all starting at 11:15am.

  •  Fri. May 5 – Focused Breathing
  •  Fri. May 12 – Loving – Kindness
  •  Fri. May 19 – Form Meditation
  •  Fri. May 26 – Walking Meditation

Fridays in May- Namaste in the Lobby

  • May 5th & May 19th – Get a Henna Tattoo from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. with Jayda!
  • May 12th & May 26th – Enjoy a fresh Green Goddess Juice from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Summer Program Registration Opens

May 8th 

Get yourself and your children ready for Summer! Summer program registration including swimming lessons, small training and more, opens for Members ONLY. Non members may register Monday May 15th.

Muffins for Mom

May 12th: 9 – 11 a.m.

Help us celebrate all the great Moms out there! In recognition of Mothers Day, stop by the lobby and enjoy breakfast on us.

10 Lane Pool Opening BBQ

May 15th: 12 – 2 p.m.

Get ready to swim in everyones favorite pool as we open the jewel of the YMCA of Delaware. We will be serving lunch starting at 12 p.m. out on the patio. Swing by for a bite after swimming some laps.

Parents Night Out

May 19th

Drop your kids off at the YMCA and enjoy an evening out! Your kids will enjoy games, pizza, group activities and more!

$25 per child $15 per additional sibling.

Coffee with Membership

May 22nd

Stop by the lobby for some conversation and a cup of Joe! Tell us what you think, we’d love to hear your thoughts and ideas.

Zumba Surf & Turf

May 28th & 29th

Start your Memorial Day weekend with a little shimmy and a little shakin’! Join our Zumba team for land Zumba on Sunday, May 28 in our Western Room, and Aqua Zumba on Monday, May 29 at the Complex pool!

Complex Pool Opens

May 27th – 29th: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Welcome back Summer! The Family Complex pool will be opening Memorial day weekend. Join us Monday from 11a-1p for a BBQ on the pool deck. We will be serving burgers & dogs to kick off the pool season!

Murph Challenge

May 29th

Push your limits and challenge yourself to complete the Murph Challenge in the Fitness Center, which includes running/walking 2 miles.

Fore The Kids!
Western Family YMCA Golf Outing

October 3, 2023
Registration/Check-In: 11 a.m. – Lunch Included

Click HERE to Register/Donate!

Your donation ensures that everyone has access to the life changing programs at the YMCA. Donors support a wide range of programs including, but not limited to: summer camp for low-income children, at-risk teen programming, drowning prevention, before and after school enrichment, chronic disease prevention, and so much more.

This year’s golf event will benefit the Western Family YMCA and ensure that no one is turned away for the inability to pay!

Teen Nights


Under the supervision of the YMCA staff, all participants will be given the tools to become the leaders of tomorrow within their own communities and beyond while having the time of their lives. Dinner is provided!

CONTACT: For more information, contact Dave Miller at [email protected]

  • Newly Renovated Fitness Center: Brand New State-of-the-Art Cardio Equipment, Strength Circuit, Free Weights, Olympic Lifting Center
  • Functional Training Center: Monkey Bars, Plyo Box, Heavy Bag, and more
  • 2 Indoor pools
  • 2 Outdoor pools (seasonal access)
  • Basketball Gymnasium
  • Men’s and Women’s Locker Rooms
  • Family Locker Rooms
  • Sauna
  • Over 80 Group Exercise Classes Weekly- HIIT, Yoga, Pilates, Barre, Cycling, Zumba, BodyPump, BodyCombat and more
  • Small-Group Training (fitness training in groups of 3-10 with a certified coach)
  • Instructional Classes such as Swimming, Dance and more
  • Teen Leadership Programs
  • Free Fitness Consultations; Access to Personal Training
  • Free Youth Fitness and Babysitting Options While You Work Out 

Facility Hours

  • Monday-Friday: 5 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Saturday: 6 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Sunday: 6 a.m. – 6 p.m.

*Pools close 15 minutes before facility.

Kids Zone Hours

Two rooms for drop-in babysitting:

Kids Zone Room One: 6 weeks – 4 years old

Kids Zone Room Two: 5 – 11 years old

  • Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Monday – Thursday: 4 – 8:15 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Sunday: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

*Hours subject to change. Please check the app for schedules.

For the most up to date holiday schedules, visit the Locations & Hours page.

Thomas Wallace

Thomas Wallace

Community VP/Sr. Executive Director, Western Family YMCA
(302) 709-9622

Jason Carro

Membership Director
(302) 709-9622 ext. 0123

[email protected]

Chelsea Finch

Fitness Director
(302) 709-9622

[email protected]

Megin Hewes

Sr. Aquatics Director
(302) 709-9622 ext. 7015

[email protected]

Dave Miller

Sr. Child Development Director
(302) 709-9622 ext. 7106

[email protected]

Liz Rothwell

Facilities Director
(302) 709-9622 ext. 7011

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Our Mission

To empower youth, foster healthy living, and promote strong communities.